The U.S. dropped over 2 million tons of ordnance on Laos, including cluster bombs, in the 1960s and '70s. To this day, many people are killed, crippled and disfigured by them, writes Lewis M. Simons.
A Vietnamese woman sued South Korea's government over a wartime massacre in her village by South Korean soldiers. A Seoul court recently ruled in her favor but the government will appeal the decision.
The documents in the Pentagon Papers told how U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War was built up steadily by political leaders and top military brass who were overconfident about U.S. prospects.
The small helicopter Jo Anne Shirley of Dalton was flying in had just landed at an awkward angle halfway up Bach Ma Mountain in South Vietnam, where an F-4D Phantom jet crashed during a medical mission decades earlier. They were looking for any trace of the aircraft that went down on Nov. 28, 1972, or her brother who was aboard, U.S. Air Force Maj. Bobby Marvin Jones.
NPR's Scott Simon marks the passing of Max Cleland, who was a U.S. Army captain and senator from Georgia.
NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the life and work of famed reporter Neil Sheehan who obtained the Pentagon Papers. Sheehan died this week at the age of 84.
March 29 is National Vietnam War Veterans Day and, in Augusta, they honored the day by unveiling the city’s first permanent Vietnam War Memorial. More...
America is at a tense moment in history. We're living at a time of stark disagreement. Some say the president doesn't tell the truth; others say he...